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Project 2: Collatype printing – Exercise

MMT Assignment 4 - Collatype - Exercise 3 - Collatype collage prints

For this exercise I was keen to take on board the points for success as identified in Exercises One and Two. The key challenge for me was to select good images that would lend themselves well to interpretation in a collage print. I selected the following images and added for the fourth an interpretation of […]

Project 2: Collatype printing – Exercise

MMT Assignment 4 - Collatype - Exercise 3 - Collatype collage prints

For this exercise I raided the cupboards and pantry for items that seemed would produce an interesting print. These were arranged on the cardboard ‘block’ and pva used to seal and glue in place. The items used to print from were: Top left to right: Scrumpled plastic, wire bread ties, toothpicks, drawing pins, string Lower […]

Assignment Four Artists- The Veteran Pri...

MMT Assignment 4 - Research - Artists - Veterans project

Whilst researching print artists I came upon the Veteran Print Project. Established by Yvette M Pino in 2013, the project records the experiences of veterans, expressed in print. A number of artists have worked on the project since its inception and each print is the artist’s response to dialogue with an invidual veteran. Each image […]

Assignment Four Artists – Giovanni Bened

MMT Assignment 4 - Monoprinting - Exercise Four - Working with stencils

No printmaking research would be complete without reference to Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione. Credited with being the inventor of the monotype, using the reductive technique whereby the plate is inked and rags, brushes, fingers or other implements are used to remove the ink and create the image. Unlike the other printers from whom I have drawn […]

Assignment Four Artists – Kim Major-Geor

Assignment Four Artists – Kim Major-George

Kim Major-George is a British printmaking artist. Her prints are inspired by myth and fantasy and also have elements of spirituality. Major-George’s work is of particular interest to me as she uses a wide range of additional media to enhance and embellish her prints. Foils, stitching, metallic threads and other materials give her work an […]

Project 1: Exercise 4 – Monoprinting – W

MMT Assignment 4 - Monoprinting - Exercise Four - Working with stencils

For this exercise I chose two images from my sketchbook and earlier work, the spiral and the woven square; Spirals Acetate stencils I cut stencils from acetate sheet and plasticized paper, retaining both the positive and negative stencil pieces. I used acrylic paint, rolling onto a piece of glass with a brayer. The printing was […]